Faculdade de Ciências da Informação [Faculty of Communication Sciences], Santiago de Compostela, Spain (1993)
Part of:
  • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)
  • Alvaro Siza (architect)

Faculdade de Ciências da Informação [Faculty of Communication Sciences], Santiago de Compostela, Spain (1993)



Level of archival description:
Extent and medium:
  • Approximately 2,644 drawings (including 2,342 reprographic copies)
    1,086 photographic materials
    6 models
    0.41 l.m. of textual records
Scope and content:
This project series documents the Faculdade de Ciências da Informação in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. While the records were held in the office’s archives this project was assigned the number 41/90. The office assigned the date 1993 to this project.
The Faculty is located on the north campus of the University of Santiago de Compostela, on the Burgo das Nacións Avenue. The building is divided in two sections, one with three stories and the other with two stories. The upper floor is for nine amphitheater classrooms and the lower floors are for the media laboratories and studios. The building also includes an atrium, a library, studios, and media laboratories. The project was realized and is now named the Facultad de Ciencias de la Comunicación.
Documenting this project are sketches, studies, working drawings, structural drawings, technical drawings, and mechanical drawings. Textual material includes project documentation and correspondence. Photographic material documents the models, construction work, the built project, and furniture.
Reference number:


Material in this series was arranged by Álvaro Siza’s office and has been kept in this order.

Santiago di Compostela Spain

Credit line:
When citing the collection as a whole, use the citation: Álvaro Siza fonds, Collection Centre Canadien d’Architecture/Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal. When citing specific collection material, please refer to the object’s specific credit line.
Language of material:
  • Spain
  • Portuguese
Related units of description:
  • Sketches for the Faculdade de Ciências da Informação are also included in Siza's sketchbooks found in Series AP178.S2 of this fonds. Of note are sketchbooks 350 and 356.

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